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Thursday, 29 November 2012

CuteCircuit



Cute Circuit are a fashion design company that designs amazing interactive fashion. Based in London the brand explores LED lighting as well as interactive fashion to appeal to the ever growing affiliationg with technology. The brands created by design duo Francesca Rosella and Ryan Genz. Francesca worked as a fashion designer for Valentino in Italy. Founded in 2004, CuteCircuit was the first fashion company to put LEDs on the red carpet in couture clothing designing for the pop elite including u2, Rhianna and Katy Perry.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

3D printing


3D printing has grown in prevalence and has revolutionized fashion. Shoes and even bras can be printed from the computer creating sculptures without the need for any traditional techniques. 
3D objects are created by sending a digital file or scan to a printer which then builds the item layer by layer. This potentially eliminates the need for hand made sculptures. However with the growth of 3D printing becoming slowly more readily available could this lead to piracy? 

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